Hotel Milan International
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So this is the first entry to the blog. I would like to make it witty and full of mad interesting tales but we have been here less than 24 hours. .. so give us some time.
The flight was good.... full but no screaming kids near us. Got to watch Eclipse and Salt and most of Toy Story 3 ( I still haven't found out what has been making …
... variations of the same meal for breakfast, lunch and dinner - curries, rice dishes and breads.
· The first price (even if ticketed) is NEVER the true price.
· Everything can be negotiated, bargained.
· It is common practice for shops to dole out small change in candies.
Genesta and ...
... and due to the stigma of their job (many of the women become infected with illnesses such as HIV) many end up returning as they have no other option.
We moved from the classroom deeper into the slum to the primary care facility set up by the NGO (a small room with the very basic of basic medical supplies) where we met a lady who was in such a position, but who was being taught dressmaking by one of the NGO staff so that when she was eventually able to leave, she had a ...
... right, an actual Pizza Express, in India, In Mumbai, on the street we were on) for a very excited lunch.
Sunday was another Touristy day, with a trip to Elephanta Island, a small island in the middle of the Mumbai Harbour which is the home to a series of caves carved out of the rock- and a hell of a lot of monkeys. The journey there was a 2 hour boat trip, which was incredibly choppy and had people hanging over the sides within about half an hour and ...
... mean you can see quite clearly what is hurtling towards you in the other direction (and as bus drivers think they are except from having to drive on one side of the road this is often not a particularly comforting sight). I suppose after a few bus trips we have become anaesthetised to the dangers of Indian roads so instead we treat it as a sort if seatbelt free roller coaster - and it's quite fun really. Not only ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Milan International Mumbai (Bombay)
Service is friendly. Free internet in rooms. Free pick up from hotel. Rooms clean and everything in working order. Only downside is quite close to airport so planes over head.
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